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Dougie Cooper in center middle row wearing blazer.

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Picture added on 12 May 2020 at 16:45
Looks like Charlie Hourston of Beaquoy, middle row, 3rd from right. Is there no 'context' for this photo?
Anonymous comment added on 12 May 2020
1st right back row Tommy Tulloch 4th left middle row Harry Rendall Dalespot St Ola 2sc left bottom row Jim Findlay.
Harry & Jim were prisoners of war in World War 2.
Anonymous comment added on 20 May 2020
Douglas Cooper was also a POW in WW2. Perhaps that is the connection?
Added by Douglas Davidson on 15 June 2020
Charlie Hourston was another WW2 POW - captured during the German airborne invasion of Crete in 1941. If the above photo shows a group of ex-POWs it must be dated later than 1940.
Anonymous comment added on 17 June 2020
Apologies re date. Of course this photo must have been taken in the `50s
Added by Douglas Davidson on 05 July 2020
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